Over 210 million vehicles are in operation on roadways across the
United States. As these numbers continue to increase, the
Wisconsin Department of Transportation has implemented several
technologies to manage traffic and provide motorists with real-time traffic
information for portions Wisconsin's freeway system.
These technologies help to advise motorists of congestion, delays
and construction. Use these tools to plan your route to work, home
or vacation destination.
Advanced Transportation Management System (ATMS)
The Statewide Advance Transportation Management System (ATMS) integrates statewide response capabilities and the management of
transportation and incidents to improve safety, mobility, efficiency
and economic well being.
Compatible with national standards, the computerized system consists of
electronic detectors, traffic condition cameras, ramp meters,
variable message signs and congestion maps that will let drivers know about traffic
conditions and alternate routes to avoid delays.
Improved traffic flow on existing facilities.
Fewer crashes, injuries and fatalities, and improved emergency
service response time.
Reduced costs for transportation planning, use, operations and
Improved accessibility and availability of travel information
to tourists, commercial vehicle operators, emergency services,
transit users and other users of all transportation facilities.